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extension of state authority? >> well, i think the issue is less about the tax breaks and more about preserving the policy decision made by the state of oklahoma. there is a responsibility vested in each state in this country to make a decision presently about whether they adopt a state health care exchange, and there are factors that drive that. there are reasons to do that. there are reasons not to do that, but we ought to play by the rules that have been set up by the affordable care agent so the state can make a formal decision. if we adopt x, the benefit would be want? the feds wouldn't force upon the state of oklahoma a health care exchange, but if you don't implement a health care exchange, the affordable care act is clear in its language here's what flows from that. the irs disregarded that. they acted in a way that's inconsistent with the apa by adopting this rule on may 18th. it's the state's responsibility, and there may be other states that join this because, again, 20 # or so states have not adopted an exchange. it's about preserving the ability of the state to decide wh
and that is by asking the wealthiest people and the largest corporations to start paying their fair share of taxes. i was talking about it gets us to solve that problem over a period of ten years. i thought ten years was too long basically. that was not an endorsement of every single item in the budget but the direction is going in, and whether or not i would support cutting if i supported that the budget i don't know. i have to look at the budget and see what cuts are necessary, but the most important point to remember is this. half of the budget is reform of the tax code to get the economy flat in the tax rates, lower the rates or on the base deutsch a trillion dollars of credits and the major corporations might take advantage to get the economy going and get revenues back up, get people back to work and you have less need for these programs and if it was to save the country to do it in a responsible way. >> i will get to it in a moment i'm not putting your words in your mouth. i want to understand in the short term over the next year or two would you cut the liheap funding of? diamondstone: if i w
, when harry reid stands up and says, hey, i heard a rumor that mitt romney didn't pay his taxes, and mitch mcconnell stands up and says i'm going to make you a one-term president, they're acting like kindergarteners. we need new leadership that will say we are now working for the american people. forget politics, forget party. it is time for us to move forward, and when i'm back in washington, i promise you i'll work with either president. >> moderator: senator hatch, a rebuttal. hatch: well, i have to say i've had democrats come up to me during that very difficult preconvention time and say you've got to win. you're one of the few guys that can bring us together. it wasn't just with senator kennedy, it was with dozen of others. henry waxman is the most liberal guy in the house of representatives, but he's brilliant. we did the hatch-waxman act that was done right in my office. by anybody's measure, it's one of the best consumer bills in history. i can do it. >> moderator: rebuttal, mr. howell. howell: well, you know, i appreciate our senator talking about the past. he's gone so
embrace a balanced approach. that is what i support. i think we can go back to the kind of tax rates we had and the clinton administration, those upper income earners were doing well and the entire economy was growing. we are going to have to make some tough choices. a balanced approach is the only approach that i believe will get us there. >> heather, your rebuttal. >> it is amazing to me, congressman, that you can stand here having voted for trillion dollar deficits for the last four years. the largest, fastest debt increase in american history and say that we have to control spending. you have done nothing to control spending of the last four years, and with respect to cuts, cap, and balance it is amazing to me also that the idea of cutting wasteful spending, capping the ability of congress to spend money we don't have and balancing the budget is extreme. i think it would force congress to set priorities and stop funding things like solyndra and prioritize things like social security, medicare, and education, and that is why i support a balanced budget amendment to the constitution.
in the state either leading the fight to cut the payroll tax for millions of americans and in pennsylvania so they could of dollars in the pocket to be doubled to invest in the economy, trade adjustment when the workers lose their jobs because of the unfair foreign competition and i let the fight pass that legislation given the training they need to get back on their feet. the so-called dredging plastic the deepening of the channels on was the key player in getting the most recent funding for that so getting results is key for the economy, and i have the honor to have served the people of pennsylvania to have earned their trust and i would ask again to have the opportunity to earn the trust and i would ask for your vote on november 6. thank you. >> moderator: speed become a gentleman that concludes the debate and we want to think the candidates for taking part in this important program. we also want to think of course monica malpass and vernon odom from action news and thank you for watching. now we have these final words from our co-sponsors and thank you so much for being here. >> i of the
that's different from the tax reform that's needed for the nation, when we look at the border we need comprehensive immigration reform. as a troubled border and meet with the agricultural folks and ranchers, we have a workforce problem because the immigration system is broken, the visa system is broken, we can't get workers to go back and forth, it takes hours to go back and forth. these create an impediment to commerce, so we have to be able to provide a workforce that can move back and forth very easily. and right now, we are not able to do that because of all of the impediments that aren't there not by having an effective comprehensive immigration policy. so that becomes an economic issue as well. >> some of the issues have to do with the issue that was raised here with regard to being near the border. the work that comes on and being especially susceptible to the national trends when it comes to unemployment in the economy. we need to do some things desperately here like a commuter plane that will make it easier for labor to come across from the daytime and go back at night. that'
vict troy ten to hundred. there's a movement around ending placic bags in america. increasing the tax to internalize the third party cost of plastic bags. it's almost impossible. >> in maryland. >> yeah. in changes in individual cities. in the way you win the nationalist is winning by the local. a 13-year-old who has a eighth grade project starts a campaign asking to pass the plastic bag tax. gets a state law passed in the state of illinois to make it illegal to pass the plastic bags taxes. she respond to veto the bill. and after getting more than 100,000 people to join. huge media narrative. the governor calls her on the home phone about a month ago and says i've seen your campaign. i'm going veto the bill. in response you have all the young girls that are starting campaigns around the country in their townings trying to -- you don't win the vict you start the single up with. >> so the -- that does -- you were describe it asking aggravating -- dow see a way to tackle some of the bigger issues you would be concerned about? how does this, for example, translate in to climate change. on
to the kind of tax rates we had under the clinton administration when those upper income earners were doing well and the entire economy was growing. we are going to have to make some tough choices and a balanced approach is the only approach i believe will get us there. >> heather, your rebuttal? >> it's amazing to me congressman heinrich that you can stand here having voted for a trillion dollar deficits for the last four years, the largest debt increase in american history and say that we have to control spending. you have done nothing to control spending over the last four years and with respect to cut gap and balance it's amazing to me also this idea of cutting wasteful spending, capping the ability of congress to spend money we don't have and balancing the budget is extreme. i think it would force congress to set priorities and stop funding things like solyndra and prioritize things like social security, medicare and education and that is why i support a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. e. republican congre
will -- expansion wi. i guess my point is that many low income families don't file taxes. so the information that is -- because they're not required to, not because they're out of compliance. but they may not be required to file taxes. so snap information may be available in a way that you can fast track their medicaid eligibility because they provided recent information to the snap agency. so i don't think that that really, um, complicates the opportunities for coordinating between nap and medicaid significantly. >> thank you very much. i am going to give our panelists an opportunity if any of you have closing remarks that you'd like to jump in with before we wrap it up, or -- okay. well, thank you all very much for coming. [applause] [inaudible conversations] >> this program will reair on our c-span video web site, go to c-span.org. very quickly, president obama's put off campaigning for the two days to attend to hurricane relief efforts. he'll return to the campaign trail tomorrow, actually. in the meantime, vice president biden stands in for the president at an event in ocala, florida, t
. significant things like tax policy and policies on deficits. i think there is going to be a long period of time before we will get any action on this. i'm just talking about when someone puts out an idea, which has to be challenged in congress and debated, and then you get something fast, and then you have the implementation. after all, think about where we are as far as implementation in terms of obamacare. unfortunately, i am very pessimistic about when we finally get resolution. >> yes, sir. >> i am a student at harvard kennedy school. you started your remarks talking about the incredible remarks before the conservatorship. as we think about the entities that will follow, how we think about creating an appropriate amount of political installation against lobbying when it comes to capital requirements or appropriately pricing governments guarantee? >> that is a real important question. i can tell you that during my time in the conservatorship. we had really strong restrictions. we were not able to make any political contributions. not just the corporate level, but i, personally, was n
for us to strengthen budget reserves and i believe we can cut taxes for every hoosier. but he just had to pay for in indiana. that when you were speaker of the house, for five of the six years you are funding the state house, indiana deficits. when ms. daniels came into power just a couple years later and budgets to help to write, indiana with $700 million in debt and had a deficit of $800 million. facts are stubborn things. how are we going to make sure and preserve the fiscal integrity of the state of indiana? >> congressmen come if you spent the last 10 years in indiana, you'd know that our budget has to be balanced in indiana according to our constitution. i balanced and produce bipartisan balanced budget. and oddly, these were supported by fort wayne zone david long and the tenet of american, peggy stillman. i find it almost laughable that the united states congress and with lecture anybody about fiscal responsibility. he voted out once, not twice, but five times, congressman. you voted to edit the results increased her deficit by 200 billion, billion with a b. dollars. >> now loo
budget deficit, the uncertainty that exists in america over the fiscal cliff and the tax regime and perhaps anti-business policies being practiced by some -- we're not going to go there too aggressively. and so, um, you know, whatever the case may be, the economy's growing, but it's not a feel-good economy because the growth is not rapid enough to reduce i the level of unemployment in the -- reduce the level of unemployment in the economy. giving you some support, very important area of the economy to both the consumer and consumer psychology is housing. and you see really the ingredients for a decent size recovery in housing activity. affordability is near record high, that's the top left-hand slide. home prices to disposable income is running near record low levels, so houses are cheap. in fact, the value of a home is a function of the capitalized cost of renting. rents have gone up much more relative to house price, and so now it's actually with cheaper to buy a home than to rent. but people have not been doing it aggressively yet because one of the most important expenditure
care exchange, two things occurred. the tax credit the individual employees may qualify for don't go to that state and consequential we neither does the employer penalty for failing to provide health insurance. the irs this regard that language this year and said they were going to enforce the penalty. in all states with the health care exchange had been adopted or not oklahoma up until now has not adopted the exchange. we have amended some of you in this room know this but when the -- when i was elected in january, sworn in in january 2011 oklahoma filed a separate action in addition to virginia and the proceeding in florida because we had a constitutional amendment that we adopted with respect to the affordable care act so they might after the supreme court decision came down in june of this year. after it came down we amended our complete and we have now added a claim dealing with this issue under the affordable care act and the alliance must rule on may 18th to preserve the policy, the decision that oklahoma has made to not adopt a health care exchange for the policy decisions an
our budget reserves, and i believe we can cut taxes for every hoosier. but, john, you just said that we pay for things in indiana, okay? but when you were speaker of the house, for five of the six years that you were running the statehouse, indiana ran deficits. when mitch daniels came into power just a couple years later on budgets you helped to write, indiana was $700 million in debt and had a deficit of $820 million. you know, john, facts are stubborn things, and i'd just like to know from my colleagues on stage how are we going to make sure and preserve the fiscal integrity of the state of indiana? >> congressman, if you'd have spent the last 12 years in indiana rather than in congress, you'd know that our budget has to be balanced. indiana, according to our constitution. i've balanced and produced bipartisan balanced budgets, and oldly, these -- oddly, these you talk about, they were supported by david long and our lieutenant governor, becky skillman. i find it laughable that a united states congressman would lecture anybody about fiscal responsibility. you voted not once,
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